Tag Archives: Liberty Global

Chile’s VTR plays a central role in Liberty’s new structure

After Liberty Global’s restructuring process, Chilean pay TV operator VTR now plays a central role since it will be in charge of managing the new acquisitions of Liberty Latin America in the region, from Chile to Central America, with the exception of Panama, explained VTR CEO Guillermo Ponce in an interview with La Tercera. Earlier [...]

Liberty Latin America completes split-off from Liberty Global

Liberty Latin America, the telecommunications company with operations in Chile, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and other parts of Latin America, announced the completion of its previously announced split-off from Liberty Global and its launch as an independent, publicly-traded company. “The split-off of our Latin American and Caribbean operations from Liberty Global will ensure that this [...]

Liberty Global strengthens its Latin American & Caribbean operation

Liberty Global announced that Balan Nair will assume the position of president and CEO of its Latin American and Caribbean operation (LiLAC) once the split-off from Liberty Global occurs, which is expected around the end of the year. Currently, Nair is Chief Technology & Innovation Officer of the company and he will remain in this [...]

VTR reports strongest quarterly video performance in two years

Liberty Global announced the financial results for Q217. The Lilac division, which consist of the operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, recorded revenues of USD 921 million, up 52.9% compared to previous year. The results were primarily driven by the acquisition of Cable & Wireless (which ended in May of 2016, that is, during [...]

Liberty Global reports Q1 revenue of USD 911 million in Latin America

Liberty Global announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company reported revenues of USD 911 million in Lilac division, which includes its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty offered both reported numbers and rebased figures based on the fact that the Cable & Wireless acquisition is only included in [...]

Liberty Global, Ericsson partner to expand DVR services in Latin America

Ericsson signed a new two-year deal with VTR in Chile and Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico, both part of LILAC Group (Liberty Latin America and the Caribbean). The operators will use Ericsson’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP), which will allow them to expand the reach of their DVR services.   In a press release, [...]

Liberty Global to integrate Netflix into STBs

Liberty Global, the international pay TV and broadband company, announced a multi-year partnership with Netflix which will lead to Netflixs content being made available to Liberty Global customers in more than 30 countries in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.   The partnership follows the successful UK launch of Netflix on Virgin Media in 2013. [...]

Liberty Global to integrate Netflix into STBs

Liberty Global, the international pay TV and broadband company, announced a multi-year partnership with Netflix which will lead to Netflixs content being made available to Liberty Global customers in more than 30 countries in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.   The partnership follows the successful UK launch of Netflix on Virgin Media in 2013. [...]

Liberty renames CWC’s video services in the Caribbean as Horizon from Flow

  US telecommunications company Liberty Global announced through an official statement that, after the acquisition, it renamed the IPTV services offered by British telco Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) as Horizon from Flow.   Flow is the brand of digital TV, broadband and telephony inherited by CWC after the purchase of Caribbean operator Columbus in [...]

Liberty Global completed the acquisition of CWC for USD 5 billion

  US telecommunications company Liberty Global completed the acquisition of telco Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) from the UK for USD 5 billion. The value of the company includes CWCs net debt, the market value attributed to all Libertys share classes and a dividend paid to the British company.   If we look at mobile [...]